XWord Info is the essential resource for crossword constructors and enthusiasts. It contains detailed information and analysis about every New York Times crossword going back to the first one from 1942, and background on the people who make them.

There are a number of useful tools for crossword makers, including downloadable scored word lists you can use with your own construction software.

XWord Blog is where we will update you on new features, provide tips, explain some of the more esoteric corners, and discuss crossword matters in general. Specific puzzles will still be discussed on XWord Info.

The XWord Info website was created by Jim Horne. It is now operated by Jeff Chen who provides daily commentary. Here is his latest.